Average Entry-Level Petroleum Engineer Salary in Dallas, Texas

$94,333
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$500
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Petroleum Engineer in Dallas, Texas is $94,333.
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$41k
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$94k
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$116k
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What Do Petroleum Engineers Do?

Petroleum Engineer Tasks
  • Devise methods to improve oil and gas well production and determine the need for new or modified tool designs.
  • Oversee drilling and offer technical advice to achieve economical and satisfactory progress.

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Petroleum Engineers?

An early career Petroleum Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $104,486 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Petroleum Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,899 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $185,583.
Employees with Petroleum Engineer in their job title in Austin, Texas earn an average of 6.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.0% more) and Midland, Texas (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (16.2% less), Tulsa, Oklahoma (14.1% less) and Los Angeles, California (9.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 34 survey responses.
Early Career
38.2%
Mid Career
32.4%
Late Career
29.4%